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Living Low-Carb

Since shes frequently testing recipes or sampling cuisine in exotic locales, cookbook editor and author Fran McCullough knows how easy it can be to …

Vanilla Hot Milk Sponge Cake

On many of the cake decorating shows on TV they refer to cakes as “sponges” because they like to use light, airy sponge-type cakes for building their …

Healthier Chocolate Cake with a Secret

Cake.<p>Chocolate cake!<p>Chocolate cake made without flour, sugar, or dairy. Low carb and gluten-free, of course. Cake made out of a surprise ingredient, …

7 High-Protein Breakfast Ideas

<i>By Melinda Johnson for U.S. News</i><p>Protein tends to be misunderstood. At times, it's flying high on a fad-diet craze, when it seems that half of our population is shunning carbs in favor of a high-protein diet. At other times, protein is forgotten completely, as people order salads with low-fat …

Top 10 Herbal Remedies for High Blood Pressure

Top 10 Herbal Remedies for High Blood Pressure<p>Updated on March 1, 2013<p>Treating High Blood Pressure Herbally<p>In the present day world of stress and …

Cinnamon Combined With Magnesium Decreases Blood Pressure More Than Any Hypertension Medication In The World

Supplementation with cinnamon has been found to lower blood pressure in pre-diabetic and diabetic people. Cinnamon combined with magnesium, diet and …

A watermelon a day can keep blood pressure away: Study

Summer is here, so are watermelons. Do not miss to pick one today as a new research has found that watermelon could significantly reduce blood …

13 superfoods that can improve your life

These dietary dynamos fight everything from cholesterol to cancer, helping you live a longer, healthier life.<p>Not all foods were created equal — some …

9 Old-Time Cures Doctors Swear By (and 3 to Skip)

Medical offices might have gone high-tech, but some of the advice you’ll hear there these days rings more nostalgic: Complain of constipation or …

EXTENSION ANSWERS: Blood pressure kiosk pros and cons

The next time you put your arm in the cuff at a kiosk that measures blood pressure, you could get an inaccurate reading unless the cuff is your size. …

Diabetes

Salt Doesn't Cause High Blood Pressure? Here's What a New Study Says

Sodium has long been labeled the blood-pressure bogeyman. But are we giving salt a fair shake?<p>A new study published in the <i>American Journal of</i> …

Eating a High-Protein Diet Is Linked to Lower Blood Pressure

<i>Photo by Getty Images</i><p>The Paleo Diet has earned protein a reputation as a powerful weight-loss tool — but as it turns out, the nutrient is good for …

Sugar blamed for pumping up blood pressure

IN 2004 Sid the Slug fronted a government campaign to persuade people to cut back on salt. It was hailed as one of the most successful health …

Diabetes

Study finds weak evidence for garlic in high blood pressure

A new analysis of past clinical trials using garlic supplements against high blood pressure finds a modest benefit, but researchers urge longer, more rigorous studies to assess the popular alternative “treatment.”<p>“Many individuals with high blood pressure oppose conventional antihypertensive drugs …

Cucumbers and 11 of the Best Ways to Use Them

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: Cucumbers are mostly made of water, but these crunchy cucurbits have more substance than you might think.</i><p>When you’re at the market looking for cucumbers, you are generally going …

Ice Cream

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Watermelon Recipes

For many people, watermelon is an undeniable symbol of summer. Bursting with juice and sweetness, few things are more refreshing on a hot summer day. …

DIY: 7 Best Natural Mosquito Bite Remedies

I’m a romantic, and so at the risk of facing commenter-wrath, I’m going to say it: The season’s first mosquito bite isn’t such a bad thing. It’s how …

Inflammation

Colorful Paint Splashes Suspended in Air Against the Barren Nevada Landscape

For Colourant, photography duo Floto+Warner, composed of husband Jeremy Floto and wife Cassandra Warner, capture colorful pigments as they splash …

33 Pictures Taken At The Right Moment

We Bored Pandas are huge fans of perfectly timed photos that capture perfect (and usually funny or unexpected) moments that come and go with a blink …

7 Ways to Use a Whole Watermelon

It’s National Watermelon Day! So go out, buy a whole watermelon and make a few of these juicy, refreshing watermelon recipes.<p>It’s National Watermelon …

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The 11 healthiest foods in the world

Grown without chemicals and loaded with nutrition, these 11 foods will keep you (and the planet) healthy for life.<p>J.I. Rodale, the man who founded …

How to Low-Carb Mexican Cuisine

Low-carb diets are a great way to lose some of that extra weight, gain energy, and be healthier in general. When you eat fats and proteins but limit …

Cooking

The Best and Worst Vegetables for a Low-Carb Diet

While vegetables are considered a cornerstone of a low-carb diet, there are some that are clearly better than others. To make the right dietary …

Pigs in the Blanket - Low Carb and Gluten-Free

March Madness is something of a foreign concept to me, even after 15 years of living in the US. I believe it was in my first year of grad school at …